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Farmer sharing his joy after getting irrigation facility

Farmers of Nuwakot were worrying as they only had to rely on rainwater for irrigating their land. For improving their crop production the alternative way for irrigation, construction of Thulo chhange Ghattekhola to Baspani irrigation scheme (Tadi RM-04) played a crucial role. Farmers are joyfully realizing better yields. Only about one-third of the agricultural land…

September 24, 2020
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Farmers contributing each other showing solidarity

The production of good quality vegetable seedlings is essential for improving yields and getting quality product. High tunnels can be used to grow a wide variety of fruit and vegetable seedlings crops, in a more controlled and shielded environment than regular field conditions. High-tunnel production can improve crop/seedlings quality and increase yields by decreasing pest…

July 16, 2020
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A Volunteer by Heart: We need more volunteers like Rita to cope this crisis

Ms. Rita Chauhan (wearing red) coordinating with local government for relief distribution. Rita Chauhan (25), mother of two lives in Masina of Rupandehi district. Due to the global pandemic, her daily wage work is at halt. However, she is involved in community service coordinating with local government. Rita is affiliated with Caritas Nepal from 2017…

May 26, 2020
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A broken leg and a lost business

Forty-year-old Gauri Sankar Gaund’s life changed dramatically when a tornado swept over Bara district. Not only his business but also his physical health was taken away from him by it, which left him exposed to dark days for a long time. Almost a year later, the aftermath of the storm is still noticeable, but with…

April 6, 2020
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A single mother, a tornado and a cosmetic business

Being a single mother is difficult in all circumstances, but especially for women who are in the lower income range and who also have to bear the burden of natural disasters. 45-year-old Danmati Devi Yadav from Telgai village, mother of three daughters, is exposed to both: Several times in her life she had to push…

March 30, 2020
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Community partners share their experience about Nepal’s first recorded tornado

“The sound,” Dukhiram Mahara Chamaar begins to tell. “I’ll never forget that sound. A humming sound that was followed by a lot of suffering.” “At first it sounded like a firestorm. It was already evening and we came outside to see where the terrible noise was coming from. It was a storm and it also…

March 23, 2020
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